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NBC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
line at nbcbayarea.com. >>> is $1 million enough? it's a record fine. cal osha says chevron should pay $1 million for the richmond refinery fire in october. but chevron plans to appeal. nbc bay area's terry mcsweeney is in richmond this evening with the new details. terry? >> reporter: yeah, good evening. according to cal osha, there wasn't anything more they could do. this is the largest fine they have ever proposed. it's also the largest they could possibly do under the circumstances, all because of what happened at this refinery in richmond on august 6th. according to cal osha report, a series of violation that set the stage for what could have been injury and death. the smoke was everywhere that august day when the fire broke out at the chevron richmond refinery. in nearby neighborhoods people were running, coughing, locking themselves up inside, many in fear. mike bracy tells me he was cared that day, and a million dollar fine seems low. >> they ought to be fined. and i think -- i don't think they're being fined enough. >> reporter: almost all of the 25 violations cited by cal
KRON
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
assistance and ongoing efforts. cal-osha has fined chevron nearly one-million dollars for the fire at its richmond refinery last august. which sent thousands of people to cal-osha says its investigators found "willful violations" in chevron's response before, during and after the fire. a spokesperson says the company disagrees with some of the findings. and plans to appeal. >> violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something! >> pam: the first congressional hearing on gun control since the newtown shooting massacre kicked off today. it included a dramatic appeal for tougher gun laws from wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. things got heated when wayne lapierre of the national rifle association took the hot seat. >> so you do not support mandatory background checks in all instances? >> we do not because the fact is that it is a failure the way that it is working. >> pam: the nra suggests putting armed guards in every school, something critics say doesn't address the problem of gun violence. some lawmakers want tougher backg
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm PST
family says the public is welcome to join them. >> cal osha finished its investigation into a massive fire last august. the report slamming the company with the largest history. cal osha says chevron had repeatedm-6c8á.jnéz over the period of a decade that it needed to replace the pipe but ignored warnings, then, it did rupture arks louing workers to be inside of the danger zone without proper gear. cal osha says chevron had every opportunity but ignored warnings from it's inspectors putting worker asks a community at risk of injury and death. >> we hope citations and seriousness of them and classification of them is a call. >> there are 25 citations, including 11 that(xx are will l serious, including not following policies, not implementing it's procedures and pervasive violations in leak repair proceeds.l;s only pocket change to the oil giant. still attorney john burress who represents 10,000 people are pleased with the citation. >> it's terrific. thk@n÷z conduct was outragis z preventable he set up an office the day
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 11:30pm PST
last august at its refinery in richmond. cal osha says they found 25 violations and the agency is calling 23 of them serious, or willful. it says chevron knew about the dangers, in some cases for as much as ten years. the head of cal osha says chevron could have fixed the problems, and chose not to. >> there was a realistic possibility of death, or serious injuries. >> offering one example of chevron's negligent, cal osha says it found more than 2,000 temporary clamp repairs at the richmond refinery on hundreds of pipes carrying flammables. some of those temporary clamps had been there for as long as 15 years. chevron denies the company intentionally violated safety regulations. in a statement today, chevron said we do not agree with several of the cal osha findings and it's characterization of some of the findings as willful. >>> now to our super bowl coverage from new orleans, where a wave of 49ers fans is rolling in ahead of the big game on sunday. telling us those fans should brace themselves for some sticker shock. >> reporter: it is not only a big sporting event, it is a big
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm PST
for violations in connection with the fire last august at its refinery in richmond. cal osha says they found 25 vi calling 23 of them serious, or willful. it says chevron knew about the dangers, in some cases for as much as ten years. the head of cal osha says chevron could have fixed the problems, and chose not to. >> there was a realistic possibility of death, or serious injuries. >> offering one example of chevron's negligent, cal osha says it found more than 2,000 temporary clamp repairs at the richmond refinery on hundreds of pipes carrying flammables. some of those temporary clamps had been there for as long as 15 years. chevron denies the company intentionally violated safety regulations. in a statement today, chevron said we do not agree with several of the cal osha findings and it's characterization of some of the findings as willful. >>> now to our super bowl coverage from new orleans, where a wave of 49ers fans is rolling in ahead of the big game on sunday. telling us those fans should brace themselves for some sticker shock. >> reporter: it is not only a big sporting e
KOFY
Jan 30, 2013 9:00pm PST
all of these years provide some answers. >> cal osha fin sherred its investigation into the massive fire at the chevron refinery last august and that report is slamming the company with the largest penalty in the agency history. heather ishimaru tonight with the full story. >> reporter: cal osha say says sheb ran had every opportunity to prevent the august pipe rupture and fire but ignored repeated warnings in its own inspectors, putting workers and community at risk of injury and death. >> we certainly hope that the citations, the seriousness of them, the classification of them is a wakeup call. >> there are a total of 25 citations including 11 in the most serious category or willful serious. those include not following its own policies to replace the corroded pipe, not implementing its own emergency procedures and per vasive violations in leak repair procedures. the fines total about a million dollars. the worse in cal osha history but you only pocket change to the oil giant. still, attorney john burris who represents more than 10,000 people who say they were hurt by the fire is p
KRON
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm PST
began. cal-osha has fined chevron nearly one-million dollars for the fire at its richmond refinery last august. which sent thousands of people to hospitals. cal-osha says its investigators found "willful violations" in chevron's response before, during and after the fire. a spokesperson says the company disagrees with some of the findings. and plans to appeal. >> in san francisco, merchants who are worried about the safety of their neighborhood on super bowl sunday, got a visit from the mayor today. kron 4s dan kerman has details on their concerns and the city's plans. >> last time i was here at the celebration it was out of control. >> it was graffiti and broken windows. >> the mission district if you remember this from the world series celebration? >> there was graffiti, on the windows, and let us not forget the firehouse. wednesday, the police chief walked through the neighborhood to make sure that these businesses will be protected. >> want to talk to everybody and make sure that we are protected. >> they need to be more than just talk. in addition to more officers public intoxicati
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
service there. >>> cal-osha slapped chevron with 25 citations and a million dollars in fines from the richmond refinery fire last year. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is here now with why they were hit with so many citations and how the company is responding. tom? >> reporter: it is important to note these violations, 25 of them, and the million dollars fine, these are the highest allowed to cal-osha under california law. >> reporter: the chief says the violations are so many and fines so high because -- >> they didn't follow their own safety procedures. >> reporter: and they didn't follow recommendations about replacing the failed pipe for more than a decade. >> they tried to keep running the refinery while fixing it on- the-fly. >> reporter: they also sited them for failure to test the thickness of pipe, failures to keep contractors safe, failure to equip employees with proper safety gear and failure to make temporary repairs permanent ones. >> knowing that hazard. >> reporter: there are more than 2,000 of temporary repairs, hundredsong pipes caring -- carrying flammablies. hundre
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
fumes pumping into the air. >> in richmond, cal osha has completed it's investigation of the august 6th refinery fire and slamming the company with highest penalties aloud under state law. the 25 citations total a million dollars. pocket change for the oil company. so it could go a long way in helping thousands of individual civil lawsuits. cal osha says the company could have prevented the company from the pipe. workers at the refinery and thousands of residents were exposed to toxic vapor from the fire. chevron says it's reviewing citations but does plan to appeal them. >> it's super bowl week that. means a lot of proud parents are in new orleans now. harbaughs are no different. >> jack and jackie took center stage today. larry beil was there, and he shared family stories with, and talked about how jim harbaugh zeroed in on collin paepernick. >> i've covered a lot of news conferences. i can't remember one as touching or entertaining. they shared many great family stories, and their love is so strongé?;h and so apparent. if super bowl 47 is as much fun as the parents, then we're in fo
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm PST
massive refinery fire in richmond. ktvu has learned that cal osha is fining chevron nearly $1 million for the august accident. the group issued 25 citations against chevron usa. osha says it's imposing the highest penalties allowed under state law. no workers were seriously injured in the august fire but 15,000 residents sought treatment after breathing smoke from the fire. ktvu's tom vacar is talking with talking with osha and we'll have more on this story at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> the creative arts building at san francisco state university is shut down today after a water pipe burst early this morning. the pipe broke around 4:30 a.m. flooding the first floor. workers shut off the water and called in cleaning crews. some classes have been relocated. others have been cancelled. the building is scheduled to reopen at 1:00 this afternoon. >>> it's shaping up to be a very nice day across the bay area. after a cold start this morning temperatures have been warming up nicely over the past hour or so. we're talking about more 60s later on today. the average warm-up is on track. our liv
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> chevron must pay over a million dollars after the refinery fire. cal osha is calling 23 of them willful and dangerous. they said they warned the company and found 2000 temporary clamp repairs including some which had been in place for years. meanwhile chevron intentionally denies and do not agree with several of the osha findings. >>> let's check back in with sal for a look at traffic. i'm sure you are starting on 101, that is a big mess down there. >> yes, as you drive to the lawrence expressway, a big-rig crashed this morning and lost a lot of fuel. these are live pictures and traffic is being funneled to one or two lanes and this is already causing a big traffic jam in the south bay on 101, one of the major freeways and you need to give yourself extra time. it will make you slow as you pass the scene. extra time needed he is going to be there for a bit. >>> that would be the the nate -- alternate rate 280 and cupertino and up to route 85. bay bridge toll plaza looks good coming into the city, oh, there is 280 northbound and that traffic is also looking very good driving through. at 4
KRON
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
hispanic men and women taking their gold chains, cell phones and laptops. >> cal osha has fined a chevron nearly $1 million of the fire at its richmond refinery last august which sent thousands of people to hospitals. cal osha says, investigators found willful violations and chevron's response before, during and after the fire. a chevron spokesperson says, the oil company disagrees with some of the findings and plans to appeal. >> nasa says it is going to be flying some of its aircraft over the bay area today and tomorrow. this is part of an effort to better understand air pollution in the region. nasa as part of the bay area air quality management district to conduct the test. interstate 680 is among the areas the aircraft fly over revving air samples along the way. the study will also improve forecasting a pollution of the experts determine where particles are moving and where they are concentrated. >> nasa is launching a communications satellite the unmanned atlas rocket blasted off from cape canaveral. the launch is part of the agency's tracking and data relay satellite program as the
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
morning news. >>> cal osha is investigating a sewerage leak in oakland. photos provided to us shows sewerage dripping down from the ceiling on tuesday. now the hospital says the sewerage line became blocked from some nearby redwood trees. nobody was allowed to use water for hours. there was no sewerage in any patient areas and the areas in the hospital will be thoroughly cleaned. >>> jack lew will be taking over treasury secretary just as they are getting ready to deal with congressional republicans over the nation's debt. speaking of jack lew, he may want to do something about his signature. right now it is a series of curly writing. his signature would be on every u.s. currency bill. tim geithner said he had to change his signature when he took the job just to make it legible. >>> we have new video this morning from the floor of the 2013 silicone valley and take a look at all the names in the auto industry. they are at the convention center in san jose. showing up on trucks, cross overs, i'll take one of each of those. at auto show starts at 10:00 and runs through -- at 10:00 this
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
roots from nearby redwood trees that worked their way into the pipe. cal osha will investigate. california department of public health has investigated the spill and a spokesman said, no regulatory violations were found. in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> red cross teamed up with organizations for the blind and visually impaired for a blood drive. head of light house for the blind, says blind people are often recipients of other's generosity and they want to give back. winter is a crucial time because fewer people are donating due to illness, bad weather and holiday vacations. >>> obesity and a lack of health insurance are among the reasons americans die at an earlier age compared to people living in other wealthy countries. the report compared statistics from the u.s. with 16 other wealthy countries it found the u.s. men, ranked last when it comes to longevity living about 75.6 years, compare that to 79 years for men in switzerland the top ranked country and u.s. women ranked next to last, 80 .8 years compared to 86 for women in japan which was ranked number one.
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
of california is expected to fine chevron tomorrow. cal osha which oversee worker safety is due to announce the amount of the fine tomorrow. meanwhile chevron says it hopes to get the refinery back up to full speed by march. some community activists are concerned that the plant is still not safe. >> the growing sink hole that swallowed a building as onlookers watched. >> i would like to say something that i never had a chance to say. >> and relatives open up as new information emerges in the disappearance of a young boy. mmmmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer, and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals, starting at $8.99. only at denny's. >>> continuing coverage now in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago. the new search is stirring up new emotions for the boy's family. matt keller is live in brentwood where kevin's aunt and uncle say another missing child case is giving them some hope. matt-- >> reporter: frank kevin collins aunt and uncle live here in brentwood and t
KICU
Jan 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
the pipe. cal osha will investigate. california department of public health has investigated the spill and a spokesman said, no regulatory violations were found. in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> red cross teamed up with organizations for the blind and visually impaired for a blood drive. head of light house for the blind, says blind people are often recipients of other's generosity and they want to give back. winter is a crucial time because fewer people are donating due to illness, bad weather and holiday vacations. >>> obesity and a lack of health insurance are among the reasons americans die at an earlier age compared to people living in other wealthy countries. the report compared statistics from the u.s. with 16 other wealthy countries it found the u.s. men, ranked last when it comes to longevity living about 75.6 years, compare that to 79 years for men in switzerland the top ranked country and u.s. women ranked next to last, 80 .8 years compared to 86 for women in japan which was ranked number one. >>> wall street posted positive numbers, dow rose 61 points its fi
KICU
Jan 29, 2013 11:30pm PST
replacements. >>> the state of california is expected to fine chevron tomorrow. cal osha which oversee worker safety is due to announce the amount of the fine tomorrow. meanwhile chevron says it hopes to get the refinery back up to full speed by march. some community activists are concerned that the plant is still not safe. >> the growing sink hole that swallowed a building as onlookers watched. >> i would like to say >>> continuing coverage now in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago. the new search is stirring up new emotions for the boy's family. matt keller is live in brentwood where kevin's aunt and uncle say another missing child case is giving them some hope. matt-- >> reporter: frank kevin collins aunt and uncle live here in brentwood and they said today's news gave them the most home in a long time. >> reporter: they keep a leather bag full of memorabilia and t-shirts. they said when kevin gets back they can show them everything that happened. >> it's like it happened yesterday. >> on an emotional level i don't know if we want this to turn out to be po
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am PST
15,000 people sick. cal osha oversees -- show on paid $10 million so far. the company hopes to return the refinery up to speed by march. >>> time now 5:04. new this morning in less than two months from right now, toll takers on the golden gate bridge will be replaced. ktvu claudine wong is at the golden gate bridge toll plaza right now where a new automated is is being tested today. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: that is right, dave, good morning. testing is under way right here at the golden gate bridge. official transition into this no toll taker policy won't happen for another couple months. let's take you through what is going on right now. take a look at this booth. we have a toll taker in there. this is obviously your biggest change when the transition goes through. there will be no toll takers in any of these booths. i want to show you some of the other stuff. take a look at the lights. those are for a reason. those lights shining down on the cars that come through here. those cameras recording license plates as they come through. the way the system works right now as we
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
of california is expected to fine chevron today for that richmond refinery explosion last august. cal osha oversees workers safety. it's expected to release the results of its investigation and release fines. company hopes to return the refinery up to speed by march. >>> your time is 6:05. new this morning the toll takers on the golden gate bridge will soon be replaced and today they are testing out a new automated system. claudine wong is out there. just talked to the officials on the district on why they are changing the system and how it's going. >> reporter: the changes are coming. take a look at what is happening right now. you can see toll takers in place. you've got your typical toll lanes your fast track lanes your car pool lanes. that is how it has been business as usual. what you can't see is the testing that is going under way for the changes that are coming in late march. i'm joined now by spokesperson mary curry. let's talk about this. big changes and obviously the big thing is the toll takers are going away. tell me what is happening today and when the changes will offic
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
the air. the cal/osha oversees workers safety and it is expected to release a report into their investigation as well as a -- announce fines. >>> well, bp has been ordered to pay $4 billion in criminal fines and penalties because of the 2010 gulf oil spill. the federal judge in new orleans approved the deal yesterday. it's the biggest criminal penalty in american history. now, bp is still facing billions of dollars more in civil penalties. 11 workers were killed when the deepwater horizon drilling rig caught fire. that triggered a massive spill along the gulf coast. >>> google has new maps of motorcycle that show more details than ever -- google that show more details before that show locations of parks, monuments and a suspected prison camp. the photos come from satellites as well as people who have traveled there and have been able to take pictures. google says before now, it was one of the few places where it had detailed information. >>> toyota recalling more than a million vehicles from the 2003 to 2012 model years. toyota says a possible problem with an air bag control in
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